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O'Reilly Open Source Convention
Sheraton San Diego Hotel, San Diego, CA
July 23-27, 2001

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Building Web Applications with the Horde Application Framework

Chuck Hagenbuch, Software Engineer
Jon Parise, The Horde Project

Track: PHP Conference
Date: Tuesday, July 24
Time: 1:45pm - 5:15pm
Location: Fairbanks D

This tutorial gives an overview of what the Horde Framework provides, the software engineering methodology behind Horde's objects: how to build robust, re-usable PHP components, and how to build a Horde application or adapt an existing application to Horde, including services such as preferences and authentication.


  • An overview of the Horde Framework
  • What classes and libraries are provided
  • What documentation is available
  • What standards are followed in building applications
  • Best practices
  • How to make your application extensible
  • Protecting applications from change
  • Build a sample Horde Application
  • Authentication
  • Preferences
  • Connection tracking
  • Registry/application integration
  • Browser detection and features
  • Logging
  • Etc.
  • Highlights of existing Horde applications
  • Future work - where should PHP application frameworks go?

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